This month features a few legends, several cutting-edge bands, and some noted local talent.
Hey metalheads! It’s your time of year again: The Mayhem Festival comes to First Niagara Pavilion. Kick off your loafers and don your steel-toed boots; armor up and get ready to mosh. Headlining this year is Slayer, supported on the main bill by King Diamond, Hellyeah, and The Devil Wears Prada. Slayer’s heavy guitar riffs and intense vocals come to us for a night of serious headbanging. An inspiration to bands like Slipknot, System of a Down, and Lamb of God, Slayer has been
Pittsburgh concerts this month have all the basic elements: rock, metal, country, soul, and pop.
Representing a few areas of culture we don’t often see converge, The Devil Wears Prada is a Christian melodic metalcore band named after a chick-lit novel. They’ve worked hard to earn the respect of the metalcore world. (With their name and religiosity, they had to.) The Dayton, Ohio-based musicians are on their Zombie 5 tour in which they will be performing their album Zombie in its entirety. Opening is special guests The Word Alive, Born of Osiris, and Secrets. 7 p.m. Mr. Smalls Funhouse, 400
The Devil Wears Prada, Tigers vs. Pirates, Nak Won Garden
New blooms on the Pittsburgh concert scene.